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CBS
Oct 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
energy use with >>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. the u.s. military is the world's largest user of energy. last year consuming some 5 billion gallons of fuel at a cost of nearly $13 billion, 255% more than it spent in 1997. equally important is that protecting that fuel has cost lives. in afghanistan alone, the defense logistics agency is moving 40 million gallons of fuel each month in convoys that have to be defended against attacks. between 2003 and 2007 alone, 3,000 soldiers and contractors were killed or wounded protecting fuel supply lines in iraq and afghanistan. those casualties spurred a major pentagon tribe to develop alternative energy sources while also improving the energy efficiency from everything from future weapons. culminating in the first-ever d.o.d. strategy aim at changing how the department thinks and uses energy. october is energy awareness month and we figured this would be a good idea to get some of the pentagon's top energy minds together to talk about the efforts to date and what's ahead. joining us today are casper hammock, the
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
middle of a dupont circle area and tonight there is anger. >> anger because he tells us police have ignored his case for days leaving him wounded and bewildered. delia gongalves has the story we will only see on 9. there is some language that some could find offensive. >> he hit me so hard but he said pray for your life [ bleep ] . >> reporter: daniel's jaw was wired shut. ct scans showing multiple fractures to your jaw, a torn cheek and severed nerves. >> my jaw was all the way down here and they struck me a couple times. my ear was still ringing here. and there was a lot of blood coming out of my mouth. >> terrible for a mother to watch somebody else go through this. >> reporter: daniel's mother has been caring for him in her rockville home administering a cocktail of meds. >> in case of choking or suffocation so they can cut their own wires. >> reporter: to add to their trauma, the family has returned to the crime scene to look for clues, they say something police never did. the first phone call they received from a detective was just yesterday. >> i felt we were left hanging and
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 1:35am EDT
, i'm so sorry. i would love to help but remember, you dropped us last month. yeah, you know it's funny. it only took 15 minutes to sign up for that new auto insurance company but it's taken a lot longer to hear back. is your car up a pole again? [ crying ] i miss you, jessica! jerry, are you crying? no, i just, i bit my tongue. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. state farm. . >>> this is 9news now. >>> identity thieves preying on the family of children who have died of cancer. we first told you on friday about this despicable practice of stealing the social security numbers of dead children in order to claim them as dependents on federal tax returns. >> well now we're learning it's an even bigger problem than we had realized. and we're learning it's also pretty darn easy to get those social security numbers online and within just seconds. our gary nurenberg shows us just how easy. >> reporter: identity thieves stoled the socy number of little alexis agan who died in january after a 33-month fight with brain cancer. they claimed her as a dependent on tax forms and took the deduct
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 1:35am EDT
used like you put your daughter in lesbian row so she could get in show business. well, your plan back fired because she was on this show instead. are you ok with her being in show business? >> yes. craig: are you in show business yourself? >> no. craig: what business are you in? >> i'm a homemaker. craig: that is a great business to be in. one that you might want to consider. although choose your partner wisely. someone who perhaps is a little more job security than your bony friend right now. are you all right with the type of men that she dates? are you ok with that? >> sometimes. craig: are you out here to check up on anyone? >> not at the moment. not that i don't know of anyone. craig: i hear you. i hear you. athena, i've got kids. i know what you're saying. [laughter] anyway. i think all's well that ends well. i wish you good luck. look. here is $50. [applause] good night, everybody. . >>> it was a crime that -- brittany norwood is back in court. >> norwood is charged with the beating death of jayna murray and later concocting a story. andrea mccarren is just back to houston wher
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
find out how you can help. visit us at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> terror alert. americans are warned to be warned. sit down, show down. republican presidential candidates go after herman cain as mitt romney wins a key endorsement. >>> the road to recovery. months after a brutal beating in l.a., a san francisco giants fan finally leaves the hospital. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department i should a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi baeambassad to the united states on soil. one is arrested and one is on the run. susan mcginnis is in washington with details on this. good morning, susan. what is the latest. >> reporter: this has stunned washington. just simply the idea that iran would solicit the murder for high from a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador and has all levels of the u.s. gov
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j. c. hayward. thanks for being with us. president obama is on a three day bus tour that includes stops in virginia. the first order of business, however, is north carolina. a state where the president narrowly won in the last election. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama traveled to asheville, north carolina. the first stop on a three day road trip to push congress to pass his jobs legislation. >> i'll be doing a little bit of talking but mostly, i'll be doing a whole lot of listening. because there doesn't seem to be much listening going on in washington these days. >> if the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: senate republicans blocked his $447 billion jobs package last week. now the president wants lawmakers to pass legislation in pieces, including a $50 billion infrastructure bill. money that could be used to build a new runway at asheville's airport and create construction jobs. >> we can't do nothing. too many folks are hurting out there to do nothing. >> reporter: the president will board a bus and take his case on the road. making s
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to police and talked to us as we were standing out here today. the cab was parked here on pond street right where the channel 9 vehicle is right now. back there is anacostia avenue northeast. according to our witness and the man who talked to police, the suspect pulled the cab driver out of the cab, put him on the sidewalk, stripped him of his clothes and demanded money. the cab driver more than once repeated, i don't have any money. the suspect went through the cab looking for cash, came back, put a bullet into the head of the cab driver. he was able to dial 911 and then he put the cab somehow in reverse and backed into the park where he apparently died. now, according to court papers and our witness, the suspect fled this way and this is where police found the cab driver's wallet, his identification, and some clothing belonging to the suspect. >> court documents say hishad has been charged. he was in the custody of the dc government's services. a sign to a community based group home. but sources say slye had walked away, ignoring curfew this past weekend after he was denied a pass t
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
course, they are not allowed to sleep here. i spoke to police officers who told us off camera that the folks who decide to spend the night here will not be allowed to sleep here, but they are, in fact, allowed to stay here to occupy the area. they have been at this all day again. as you mentioned earlier today, what they are asking for is more jobs, less corporate greed. they want to end wars and they want more taxes on the rich. as part of this, they marched up to the u.s. chambers of commerce, demanding jobs. a lot of these folks are holding resumes in hand. right now the night is falling here. a lot of folks are still pledging to occupy d.c. to occupy freedom plaza and, again, the numbers right now seem to be growing. we'll see how the rest of the night will go for these folks, derek? >> thank you for that one. >>> now joining us right here in the studio is one of the organizers of occupied d.c. his name is david swanson. i guess on top of mind is exactly what is it that you're looking for because you have this broad range of demands that would be amazing if they could all be met. b
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
us just how easy. >> reporter: identity thieves stoled the socy number of little alexis agan who died in january after a 33-month fight with brain cancer. they claimed her as a dependent on tax forms and took the deduction. >> to try to profit off the death of a child in this circumstance is just -- it shows a moral wrongness that is just, again, beyond belief. >> reporter: alexis's dad alerted other families. >> since that time 11 families have come forward to learn that their children's social security numbers have been used. >> reporter: and these are all children that died? >> that's correct. >> reporter: we don't know who stole the children's social security numbers, but they're readily available on websites that use the social security administration's death master file which is marketed by the commerce department's national technical information service. buy it for $7,200. >> easy to do? >> very easy. >> reporter: want to know ronald reagan 's social security number. go to a genealogical website like family search.org. how about michael jackson. no problem. fast and easy.
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 7:00am EDT
message is obvious. the wealthiest is take this advantage of working class people and selling us faulty financial products and taking huge bonuses while depending on societies to bail them out. >> 99% of the people need to be prospering, not just the top 1%. >> reporter: michael mulgrew is president of the united corporation of teachers. >> everybody knows it's time to stop this and do things that allow all people to prosper. >> reporter: the protesters efforts have reached the race for the american president. >> to protest wall street and bankers is say you're anti-capitalism. >> reporter: a movement has angered those on wall street. >> i think there is an overall paralysis in government and people get that and and it's vented in the wrong place. >> reporter: michael lewis has written about the economy and insists this protest could spark real change. >> you can change the world and the world changes. this is how it changes. now, whether this is the movement that will change the world, i can't tell you, but it does seem -- i think they have justice over the issue. >> reporter: w
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
can do whatever they want. use that money for human needs here at home. jobs, housing, healthcare, education, environmental protection. >> reporter: we'll be sticking around here at freedom plaza. the permit doesn't technically end until later on today. we'll see if that changes as the hours pass. back to you mike and andrea. >>> thanks surae. more information now has been released on a murder suicide. martin o'toole and ong tracy have you were found dead saturday morning in o'toole's apartment. police say two handguns were found on the scene but they are not saying how the two died. both bodies were discovered this saturday morning in o'toole's apartment. >> both parties news each other. one party did leave a note behind with details in it that we won't release. >> i have never had any fear living in this apartment. it is unusual. i was surprised when i saw it. >>> this week murder suspect britney flower wood will face another hearing. she is accused in the slaying of her coworker jana murray. 9news reporter interviewed jana's parents. jana was completing two master's degrees at
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, all delicious. gives us the most nutritious of gifts. but only when they are ready to be given. that's why we pick vegetables at their peak. ...and freeze them fast, locking in nutrients ...for you to unwrap. ♪ ho, ho, ho. green giant . >>> this is 9news now. >> in conclusive. that's the result from the most recent health department investigation of a suspected cancer cluster right near fort diederich in maryland. >> although they found no solid evidence of higher than expected cancer rates. some cancer survivors say the methodology is sadly wanting. gary nurenberg brings us up-to-date. >> reporter: here is the issue, anita. the health department relies on the cancer registry which began compiling in 1992. they said fort detrick was polluting decades before that, so they should look back decades more than it does. residents have long noted what appears to be greater incidents of cancer among neighbors of fort detrick which is the air, land and water. >> well, there is no abnormal amount of cancer for any of those cancer types. >> reporter: an ongoing department study near the
CBS
Oct 22, 2011 8:00am EDT
turbulent years. she joins us "early" saturday morning, october 22nd, 2011. the sun is peaking through the clouds over new york city. we are here joining us on a saturday. welcome to "the early show." i'm rebecca jarvis. good morning. >> i'm russ mitchell. good morning on this beautiful saturday here. welcome back, my friend. >> welcome back to you, my friend. we had last week off and well rested and ready to rock is out today. >> after more than eight years of war costing the lives of more than 4,400 troops, president obama says u.s. troops in iraq will be home for the holidays but the decision does not come without risk. cbs news correspondent wyatt andrews is he is white house with the very latest. >> reporter: russ, good morning. the president this is both a success and a failure all at the same time. a success because after those eight years of war, u.s. military involvement in iraq is over. but it's a failure because a complete withdrawal of those forces is not exactly what the white house or the pentagon had wanted. >> today, i can report that as promised, the rest of ou
CBS
Oct 16, 2011 9:00am EDT
where mary donnelly comes in as bill geist will show us. >> reporter: a national debate rages over the federal government's ability to effectively administer public assistance programs. but mary donnelly is doing it. later on sunday morning we'll ferry out to a small island to meet its visiting nurse. who tends not only to residents' physical maladies.... >> and this is the power company. >> reporter: keeps the lights on. ... but to their financial ills as well. >> this is another one saving a house. >> reporter:. >> osgood: mo rocca shows us why much maligned new jersey is the garden state. david edelstein reviews the latest wall street meltdown movie. rita braver talks with new york times editor jill abrahm son but first the headlines for this sunday morning october 16, 2011. the occupy wall street protest seems to be growing in momentum. last night the gathering moved to times square. new york city police reported more than 70 arrests. and in rome yesterday an anti-corporate demonstration turned into a riot. marchers smashed shop and bank windows and torched cars. this morning a
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm EDT
eyewitness to this shooting. he talked to police and he talked to us as we were standing out here today. the cab was parked here on pond street right where the channel 9 vehicle is right now. back there is anacostia avenue northeast. according to our witness, the man who talked to police, the suspect pulled the cab driver out of the cab, put him on the sidewalk, stripped him of his clothes and demanded money. the cab driver repeated, i don't have any money. the suspect went through the cab looking for cash, came back, put a bullet into the cab driver. the cab driver still alive. he was able to dial 911 and put the cab in reverse and backed into the park where he reportedly died. the suspect fled this way and this is where police found the cab driver's wallet, his identification, and some clothing belonging to the suspect. >> and officials with the dc youth rehabilitation services says the law does not allow them to comment on young people in their custody, but slye walked away from a community based facility ignoring a curfew this past weekend because he was denied a pass to visit his h
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, thank you for joining us, i'm jaycee hayward. police found a car in a ball of flames and a person inside shot. police investigators are trying to figure out what happened this morning. it's a story you first saw on 9 news now. >> reporter: the flames rekindled two hours after firefighters put out the initial fiery crash. >> the flames it was just, it was really bad. >> reporter: it must have looked similar to what joseph seesny saw when the driver crashed into his yard around 4:00 this morning. >> i saw fire in my yard. a car was burning. literally burning in my yard right there. >> reporter: it's also the same time tom bridge came rushing out and took this picture on his cell phone. >> woke us up out of our sleep, there was a loud bang. >> reporter: detectives do tell us the driver of this vehicle was shot before he ran into joseph's fence. >> he was probably flying down here for some reason or another. but they said he was shot in the back. >> reporter: detectives spent a few hours in the daylight, gathering evidence, such as a cell phone, before they wrapped up their i
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 1:35am EDT
expected cancer rates. some cancer survivors say the methodology is sadly wanting. gary nurenberg brings us up-to-date. >> reporter: here is the issue, anita. the health department relies on the cancer registry which began compiling in 1992. they said fort detrick was polluting decades before that, so they should look back decades more than it does. residents have long noted what appears to be greater incidents of cancer among neighbors of fort detrick which is the air, land and water. >> well, there is no abnormal amount of cancer for any of those cancer types. >> reporter: an ongoing department study near the fort is based on the maryland cancer registry that began compiling data in 1992. it did find some evidence of slightly higher cancer rates in general for a six year period in the early 2,000. >> compared with the u.s. rate and the maryland rate and this is -- this shows age adjusted rates of all cancers in maryland and in frederick county. >> reporter: but all totaled. >> at the end of the day, none of these appear to be statistically significant evidence of cluster. >> reporter: goi
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 6:30pm EDT
deeper into debt. dean reynolds tells us why some believe it will only get worse. and in a state with high unemployment, ben tracy on why there are thousands of jobs with no workers to fill them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. from the emerald city. at a time when there is so much anger in the streets of america over wall street greed and corporate corruption, we begin tonight with one of the biggest wall street insider trading cases ever. at a time when many americans were losing their 401(k)s, prosecutors say rajat gupta was leaking secret corporate information to a hedge fund tycoon so that that tycoon's fund wouldn't suffer the same fate. gupta was in a perfect position to do that inside the board rooms of some of the country's biggest corporations. the result, prosecutors say, was that the hedge fund made millions while ordinary americans got soaked. justice correspondent bob orr has our story. >> reporter: as a board more february proctor & gamble, and goldman sachs, rajat gupta regularly heard sensitive cor
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 5:00pm EDT
morning in lake ridge. armando trull joins us live and he has school surveillance video of the incident. >> as you just saw, this morning it was a home where a deer, not an antelope, played. >> i was on that sidewalk walking that way and the deer came through the woods and ran straight towards the building and in the window. >> i was in the classroom with another teacher. we heard a crash and we thought something had fallen down, then we looked at the drapes and we turn around and there there was this big brown buck circling the room. it was injured. >> we immediately went into a lockdown, just in case the deer decided to run up and down the hallways. so we wanted the children safely behind closed doors. >> stumbling because the floor was slick and it just circled the room a couple times. i shut the door so it couldn't get out of the room and then it just ran back out the window again. >> i guess the deer was -- did not find what he expected was going to be inside. i thought maybe there was another deer in the room and so he exited the room in exactly the same manner as he entered it. o
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
>> check out this video from yesterday afternoon along i-95 in quantico, virginia. sent to us from a viewer. it is confirmed a tornado hit there. you can see debris flying between cars again. luckily no one was hurt. >> that video had several different angles of that tornado that crossed near training and quantico yesterday afternoon at about 5:30. a weak tornado but weak tornadoes do damage, obviously. >>> thank you for watching us at 6:00 a.m. monika will have more on traffic. howard do we have more of the tough stuff coming today? >> reporter: more showers and storms will be occurring. they will be moving in over the next two to three hours. the morning will start wet but the afternoon will finish sunny. right now cloudy and 66. we will be in the mid-60s at 9:00 with showers west of town. midday showers and storms around. this afternoon the sun comes back. we finished sunny and 6 8 degrees. grab the rain gear and sunglasses. you'll need them both today. there is a little tiny bit of lightning south and west. i'm seeing yellow and his reds now from charlotte south. all of this mo
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
hours stuck on the tar mark. >> is there any way to get us towed to a gate or something? i don't care. take us anywhere. >> it is so bad in central massachusetts, halloween is on hold. we have more on the disaster for you this morning in a year that has been full of wild weather moments. >>> herman cain tops another new poll but this morning the new front-runner is facing allegations of sexual harassment from his days as a lobbyist. charges his campaign flatly denies. we will have that story. and bob schieffer tells us why he confronted cain over a campaign ad that features smoking. >>> better than ya mrnie madoffn open up. >> i felt like my head exploded. i don't think if he told me he was an alien, i could have been more surprised. >> we have more of that interview for you this morning including what the family thinks of madoff today" early, this monday morning, october 31st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm jeff glor in for chris wragge this morning. what happened over the weekend? >> i don't know. happy halloween. >> oh, a nice pumpkin. >> as
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, drivers in the las vegas 300 are telling us tonight it was an accident waiting to happen and, of course it did. taking the life of one of the superstars of this sport-- 33-year-old dan wheldon. now many are asking questions about how it happened and whether it could have been averted. today at the indianapolis motor speedway where wheldon twice drove to victory in the indy 500 fans paid their respects. he leaves behind a wife and two small children. wheldon's father spoke to reporters earlier today. >> daniel was born to be a racer and left us doing what he loved to do. >> pelley: we asked bill whit dore look into the crash and tonight he is at the las vegas motor speedway. bill? >> reporter: scott, in the days before yesterday's race, some drivers had expressed concerns about the track speed here at the las vegas motor speedway and especially the high banks that allow drivers to maintain speeds above 200 miles per hour. >> looking for dan wheldon... >> reporter: just 11 laps into the race with cars packed four deep at speeds approaching 225 miles per hour, one car bumps another
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
us today. i really don't believe anybody believes that. >> the recent tbs poll finds 35% of americans approve of the way president obama is handling the economy. >>> it is 6:06. jessica doyle is back with another "your money" report. >> despite all of those new fees we pay when we fly, a major airline is in trouble. >> well, if you're an investor and you see the stock of your company halted, feel free to -- the general news is there's something bad going on. try the stock being halted seven times in one day! that's exactly what happened to american airlines parent company yesterday. the stock was halted seven times! it hit 2001 lows at one point being offered as much as 41%. there are rumors american airlines could be considering a bankruptcy. behind the rumors, take a look at the airline business. things have been looking better thanks to checked luggage fees but you also had a flurry of mergers among the major carriers. united and continental got tied up. southwest and airtran. us airways and america west. just to name a few but american airlines was unable to find ar part
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 1:35am EDT
remember, you dropped us last month. yeah, you know it's funny. it only took 15 minutes to sign up for that new auto insurance company but it's taken a lot longer to hear back. is your car up a pole again? [ crying ] i miss you, jessica! jerry, are you crying? no, i just, i bit my tongue. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. state farm. . >>> this is 9news now. >>> this afternoon, president obama announced a new plan to help homeowners who owe more on their homes than those homes are worth. >> but tonight lenders say they can't figure out who qualifies for what exactly and what the rules are for making these loans. our gary nurenberg asks the experts for some help. gary. >> reporter: well, anita and derek, as you say, it is a big problem. an estimated 10 million american homes are now worth less than the amount of their mortgages. and that is whom the president is targeting. >> you have a $250,000 mortgage at 6% interest rates but the value of your home has fallen below $200,000, right now you can't refinance. you're in eligible. but that's going to change. >> reporter: under
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 1:35am EDT
. brittany. >> reporter: well, to use one name, wal-mart. the ceo of wal-mart was eating dinner with harrison ford here. and to sum up their theme motto, occupy dc says he represents the 1%. call him indiana jones, he's man these people want. ? was inside union -- this was inside union station after protestors made their presence known. the demonstrators rotating their chants. but regardless of the words, their angry blasts are aimed at the ceos attending this function. >> wal-mart, ceo. >> reporter: and among them was harrison ford. >> we understand he has issues he's trying to promote. join us. join the rebel army. >> reporter: so as they try to lure the actor from what they call the dark side, they hold a sign pointing out the price of one plate for this diner. $1,000. they neglect to mention this is a charity event for charity international. and just like i took video with my cell phone, many more protestors took video with their cell phones. social media is a tool. >> it's like everyone having access to the media. >> reporter: when security threatens to arrest them, they leave.
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> we begin at noon with a storm alert. thank you for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. we haven't even handed out the halloween candy and already we are bracing for snow in our region. road crews at the mdot yard in prince george's county are getting their plows and salt trucks ready for what could be the first winter storm of the region. the storm happens to coincide with mdot's annual dry run. that's when drivers, dispatchers and authorities patrol their routes, looking for potential problems such as potholes or other road hazards. >>> well, the snow that we are expecting, it's from the same system that caused severe damage in the west. now, we're looking at pictures from denver, colorado. the thick, heavy snow tore down trees and knocked out -- knocked out power to thousands. i hope we're not going to expect anything like this. let's go right to howard and get his forecasts >> j.c., those denver pics scare me because we could be looking at a heavy wet snow north and west of town and heading up to pennsylvania. winter storm watches 2 up to maine from virginia and west virginia a
CBS
Oct 1, 2011 7:30pm EDT
country. ♪ >> it's about this year. it's about this team. it's about the alabama team and us coming together and playing saturday night. what a great opportunity we have here in the swamp. we look forward to it. >> and it's about speed. chris rainey will be on fire. and it's a lit fuse. and the two guys, timmy, have been impressive. and you talk about chris rainy and how pont he and and on the other side, it's richard son and i think they will prevail. >> tim: but they could stuff the box and force them to throw. can they protect him in and other action today. kentucky taking on l.s.u. >> spencer: and jefferson was exonerated of felony charges. gets it in from a yard out. >> tim: and it's smith stripped. and how about the play of matthew? >> spencer: you got to start to talk heisman trophy. >> tim: i think you do. and he picked up the fumble in the oregon game and here. and they will play florida next week on cbs. and oklahoma out to a quick start. and nevada taking on boise state. and nevada ended it for boise state a-yard gain. not this time. and it's moore to harper. 21 yards on
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> andrea mccarren is joining us live from outside the store with the very latest on what went down. >> reporter: well, derek and anita, tonight a montgomery county judge has released some of the compelling visual evidence that was presented in court today but he did use his discretion and not relation everything to the public including photographs of jayna murray in the crime scene and in the autopsy. an accomplished love that came to a violent end. prosecutors say murray suffered 322 distinct identifiable injuries including an astonishing 107 defensive wounds. the most the state medical examiner had ever seen. >> newly released photographs detail the multiple weapons brittany norwood allegedly used in the attack. as many as eight including a serrated knife, hammer and box cutter found with a bloodied rope around her neck. the brutal attack lasted as long as 30 minutes, prosecutor's say. state's attorney john mcarthy said her heart is beating, blood is flowing, her wounds are being irrigated with blood. this woman is alive. after the gruesome details emerged so did the shocking def
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the motive here. >> police are just telling us, quote, that the suspect was very angry with this family. apparently the suspect was paid to marry the victim's mother because of her immigration issues. right now, they are going through a very nasty divorce. 42-year-old david hang moved out of the family home in 2006. he has been a ride on bus driver in the county for five years and called out sick the afternoon of the murder. jessica nguyen's body was found in the basement of her home. we're told she was stabbed more than 40 times. investigators say the suspect's hand was swollen and found his dna at the crime scene. >> this was an arranged marriage to satisfy immigration consequences. i believe he thought he could get out of it at some point in time and he wanted out in order to go on with his life with his new wife. >> though he is still technically married to the victim's mother, he is married to another woman in colorado. tonight he is held without bail here in montgomery county. back to you, lesli. >> delia, thank you. the mayor has ordered d.c. police and other city agencies
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
heard amanda may have a better chance at an appeal there than in the united states. give us an idea. what are people saying who are following this closely and i've been following it, what is the prediction on the outcome here? >> reporter: it's very interesting. italian journalists who, for so many years, reported that amanda knox was a she devil, now tell me that they believe she will be acquitted. there is almost a sense of embarrassment here because the case has completely fallen away. there was never any real dna evidence, no reliable eyewitnesses. one of the chief witnesses was a homeless heroin addict. this case is a national obsession. here in italy, it was broadcast on national television today and with the sensational claims of a satanic sex orgy gone wrong, this case has consumed everyone here ever since it began four years ago. it's september 2007 and 20-year-old seattleite amanda knox travels to perugia, italy, a city known for welcoming foreigners. on november 2nd, the body of amanda's british roommate, 20-year-old meredith kercher is discovered behind a locked door. he
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Oct 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
paraplegic was 32-year-old jimmy brown, paralyzed from the waist down. >> behind us there was almost a fight. in front of us people are yelling. "just bring the stairs, let us get off the plane." yelling at the pilot and airline attendants. >> reporter: under a new passengers' bill of rights, an airline can be fined the $27,500 per passenger for delays of more than three hours but fliersrights.org says the airport is also to blame. >> they should have been able to handle it. they're an international airport. all of their excuses are because they sent employees and customs home early. >> reporter: the last man off flight 504 agrees. >> i don't see why they couldn't use the stairs at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00. why did it take until 11:00 for me to get off the plane? >> reporter: in a statement, hartford's bradley international said its resources were stretched to the limit by the 23 diverted flights. jetblue blamed a confluence of events and said all passengers would receive full refunds. >> pelley: anthony, let me ask you the question we've been asking in the newsroom all day. why didn't they just rol
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Oct 6, 2011 6:30pm EDT
who died yesterday at the age of 56. edison invented the phonograph, jobs gave us a thousand songs in our pockets with the ipod. edison invented the motion picture camera. jobs revel electrocutionized movie making. edison gave us electric lights. jobs' computer iphones and ipads lit up our lives. john blackstone begins our coverage of steve jobs and his legacy. >> reporter: scott, here at apple's headquarters in cupertino, the flags are at half-staff, people are stopping to leave tributes. this place, silicon valley, was not just steve jobs' home, this is a place he helped to create and a police that helped to create him. steve jobs grew up here, the adopted son of parents of modest means. in true silicon valley style, he started apple computer in the family garage with his buddy steve wozniak. how young and naive we were in thinking out our original ideas. >> reporter: wozniak was the engineer, jobs was the one with the ideas, pushing to make a computer that would be easy, even fun to use. in 1981, long before most people even touched a computer, jobs somehow knew what it would take
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Oct 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
bomb in a d.c. restaurant. kristin fisher joins us live from the saudi arabian embassy. >> it is surprisingly quiet out here outside the saudi arabian embassy awn day after all of this news broke. this is the official complaint from the justice department and it names two defendants. one is in custody. the other, a member of iranian special operations unit is still at large likely in iran. the man in custody is 56-year- old manssor arbabsiar. he hired a hitman that he believed worked for a mexican drug cartel. he was an informant. he was arrested in jfk on september 29th. not only has he confessed, he's already identified iranian officials. both men were charged in new york federal court on conspiring to kill the saudi ambassador to the u.s. so far, iran has denied all of the charges. >> this conspiracy was conceived, was sponsor and directed from iran and constitutes a flagrant violation of u.s. and international law. >> kind of action which violates international norms, must be ended. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton is calling for what she calls a chorus of inte
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Oct 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
funded by cbs >>> and good morning. welcome to the "the early show." >> nice to have you with us this morning. just ahead, with a lot to talk about regarding the economy. the republican presidential candidates will take to the state stage tonight to indicate what they would do to fix the economy. you may recall in the last debate, rick perry took heat from all sides. a lot of folks will be watching his performance. gop regulars looking for the texas governor the bring his a game. we will take you for a preview of tonight's event in just a bit. >>> let's begin this morning with breaking news on this morning's government-failed gun walking operation known as fast and furious. that's the news today. cbs news correspondent cheryl atkinson has been in front of this story since the beginning. she has the latest. why this subpoena now? >> a congressional directive could be out to eric holer today. the subpoena will come from the house oversight committee led by republican darrel eiss. it will ask information from officials and list those officials by name. why now? the subpoena request is pr
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Oct 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
petersburg, west virginia, some fog up there. the rest of us looking real good. we'll look nice and sunny this afternoon. your high temps will be in the 70s. monika stepping in. she's got your latest update on timesaver traffic now in the 6:00 a.m. hour. >> we'll first take a live look from sky 9 down at the beltway northside of town on the inner loop right here between connecticut avenue and georgia avenue. if you look closely, on the left side of your screen there, there is rough pavement from the overnight construction and we have gotten some complaints about this from drivers so be aware of that this morning. on the inner loop. luckily, it is against the rush hour flows. you can see on the right side, outer loop is looking just fine. let's go over to our maps. otherwise, i'm giving it the green light. no problems to report here on the beltway on the southside of town. we're going to go over to virginia on the northbound side of i-95, had a little bit of volume reported from lorton into springfield and fine on to 395. let's take a live look from edsal road toward duke street. no
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Oct 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
for us if we go to that because the size of the cuts would fundamentally change how we do business and fundamentally change our ability to reduce risks as we provide security for the country. >> it's said this is the era of hard choices. as the army chief of staff, what are the hardest choices you're struggling with right now? >> well, what we have to do is first -- the problems i have we're still engaged in two theaters right now in iraq and afghanistan, although we'll be coming out of iraq pretty soon. we've got to balance the fact that we'll still have a significant amount of soldiers in harm's way through 2014. and i have to balance that with looking to the future on what is the future for us that we need to develop to meet strategies that will go beyond 2014. so that's one of the key pieces. inside of that is then determining the balance between end strength, modernization and readiness. and what we can't do is have an out of balance end strength, we've got to balance those in such a way we think will provide us the best solutions as we move forward. >> the army has sometimes
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Oct 12, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. is just trying to distract us from our economic troubles. bruce leshan is here with the latest on this. >> reporter: anita and derek, if true this is a big time, big time escalation for iran. a plot right here on american soil. at the saudi ambassador's favorite georgetown restaurant, anger and disbelief. >> it's an awful attempt and i'm glad that the saudi ambassador is safe. >> reporter: prosecutors say this man, iranian american manssor arbabsiar blotted with a -- plotted to take out saudi ambassador adel al-jubeir with c 4 explosive. they want the job done he allegedly told an informant if 100 go with them. expletive them. the bombing was allegedly planned for a washington restaurant and while prosecutors declined to say which one, al-jubeir eats at cafe mill la know as often as twice a week. >> really brilliant guy. >> the fact that iran would be willing to attack in the united states is a significant step and provocative step on the part of iran and one that the u.s. just can't ignore. >> reporter: the u.s. has just frozen the assets of the iranian airline it says has varied
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Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
a sentence. peggy fox has been covering the trial since it began and joins us with more now as it all unfolds, peggy? >> reporter: well, it took a jury of eight men and four women just six hours to convict carmela dela rosa, to find her guilty of first-degree murder. and now, the jury decided to sentence carmela dela rosa to not life, but 35 years in prison. the jury did not buy her insanity defense. her attorneys tried to prove that she did not know what she was doing, the night she threw her grandchild, 2 1/2-year-old off the 35-foot high sky bridge at the corner center, right if many front of the baby's mother and other family members last november. and now, a short time ago, family and friends, they left the courthouse, there were a lot of tears in the courtroom today. and no sense of victory. >> i thought the case was, you know, a difficult case for both sides, nothing really surprises me in the jury system. i'm disappointed. >> she was really mean and an angry person. they certainly played a role, but certainly it was not an excuse for killing a child. >> reporter: now, a ju
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Oct 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
chilling video that captured the killing of a two-year-old child. it's the evidence prosecutors used to prostitute carmela delaa rosa. >> video so graphic 9news now has chosen not to show it in its entirety. some may find what you are about to see disturbing. ken has the full story. >> tyson's corner surveillance cameras captured the last moments of angelyn's life. her grandmother would kill the child by throwing her off the 45-foot bridge. soon after a scramble, de la rosa's husband react to the horror that just took place. dela rosa was arrested. >> what just happened? >> i lost my mind. >> what do you mean by that? >> i did a terrible thing. >> you drop the baby or threw the baby? >> threw the baby. >> dela rosa's confession was in a void of emotion, the chilling nature of what she would say. the rage that the father's boyfriend, james, for impregnating her daughter before they were married. >> is that a fair question or am i wrong? >> no, that's right. >> let me ask you, you said you were upset with james and you said james threw the baby, what is the baby's name? >> angelyn. were y
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Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm EDT
showing up on top of us. not raining just yet. it is yvonne -- is evaporating. >>> pepco tonight is pulling in the extra tree trimming crews because they are worried the storm might just knock out your power. in fact, that's exact hurricane what happened out in denver. the heavy snow caused trees to fall cutting off power. most of the trees still have their leaves and those leaves will hold on to snow until the trees and branches simply collapse because it is so darn heavy. >> the snow storm in october is not what it is used to doing. so that will probably cause some issues. >> no snow. >> no snow. >> 8 to 12 inches. >> 8 to 12 inches. >> highway crews you can hear are not quite sure what to make of everything. the last time we had this much snow or any significant snow this early october 10th, 1979. well, in d.c. the road crews got a glimpse into their future today and it centers around snow. moving snow. getting around snow. towing cars that are stuck in snow. work crews gathered at r.f.k. stadiums before they hit the streets for a practice run. >> today we shut down everything so
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Oct 19, 2011 1:35am EDT
guys used to go out for an episode. well, you know, alex has moved on. maybe you should. geoff: looks like you like a little ginger in your coffee, alex. i guess if you're into dudes that look like opi. craig: this is like a reality show with freaks. of course, there's no freeks on any other reality show. i'm saying the opposite of what's true. your hand just moved which is weird because this is the hand that doesn't move. geoff: i'm plugged in. i can go longer. craig: good night, everybody. say good night, kids. good night. [cheers and applause] . >>> this is the news now. >> a day with heart wrenching disappointment as police find the lifeless body of who police believe is 11-year-old william mcquain. >>> 11-year-old jessica nguyen was found stabbed to death in may and they made an arrest, her stepfather. ken molestina is live with the montgomery county jail with more on the story. >> reporter: derek and anita, we're talking about 42-year-old david hang. today he was arrested by police and brought her to the montgomery county jail. tonight neighbors who live near the murder scene wh
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Oct 4, 2011 4:00am EDT
joining us. amanda knox's wish to start her life starts today. she's expected to fly back to the united states after an italian appeals court cleared her. knox left an italian prison last night following the ruling. the reversal was based on a re-evaluation of dna evidence. knox was in prison for four years. >> reporter: amanda knox will soon be going home. an italian appeals court acquitted her of the 2007 murder of her roommate. >> both are acquitted. for not having committed the -- because the fact does not exist. >> we're thankful that amanda's nightmare is over. she suffered for four years for a crime that she did not commit. >> reporter: earlier in the day, the seattle native made an emotional plea to the jury. she insisted she had nothing to do with the death of meredith kercher. i did not kill, i did want rape, i did not steal, knox told the jury. i was not there. knox has spent the last four years behind bars for killing kercher. she and her boyfriend was convicted of stabbing kercher. knox's case got a big boost when experts testified that dna evidence was unreliable an
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Oct 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
us. what is also true is that our goal of being able to transition out of afghanistan and leave a stable government behind, one that is independent and one is respectful of human rights and one that is democratic that pakistan has been more ambivalent of our goals there. i think they have hedged their bets in terms of what afghanistan would look like. part of hedging their bets is having interactions with some of the unsavory characters whom they might think takeover in afghanistan after coalition forces have left. what we tried to persuade pakistan is it is of their interest to have a stable afghanistan. they should not be feeling threatened by a stable independent afghanistan. we tried to get conversations between afghans and pakistans going more effectively in the past. we still have more work to do. there is no doubt there is some connections. pakistani military has with certain individuals that we find troubling. i have said that publicly and i have said it privately to pakistani officials as well. they see their security interests threatened by an independent afghanistan in
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Oct 23, 2011 10:30am EDT
here. if they don't want us there and the conditions they laid down suggests they don't want us there, how can you really help people who don't want your help? >> well again, the problem is we've put a lot of deposit into this situation with iraq. to think that we are so disrespected and they have so little fear of the united states that there would be nothing that we would gain from this? that's why i've called on president obama to return to the negotiating table. the obama administration has said they've gotten everything they wanteded. they got exactly nothing. i believe that iraq should reimburse the united states fully for the amount of money that we have spent to liberate these people. they're not a poor country. they're a wealthy country. i think that they need to do that because what we will be leaving behind is a nation that is very fragile and will be subject to dominance by iran and their influence in the region. that's not good. >> schieffer: do you think, congresswoman, that the american people with the budget situation the way it is really want to keep a large contingen
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Oct 31, 2011 6:00am EDT
and the ohio valley. this will be the primary storm over the next day. giving us a chance for showers tonight. 36 right now in washington. 29 for martinsburg. easton and cambridge, 31 now. at andrews air force base. man ca assistant, going into the 50s today. >>> it is going to be a little tough. we have an accident to report on the southbound side of old georgetown road. be aware of this in bethesda. it may slow you down a little bit. traffic just squeezing by to the right. we are going to take a look a map. and show you exactly where it is old georgetown road on the ramp at the outer loop of the beltway. you are fine right through rossville. over to the beltway. you should be okay. back to the maps we have updated news on mark brunswick line. 874 running 15 to 20 minutes late. if you are planning to head around town on 395 or 95, you are going to be okay this morning heading into the 14th street bridge. coming up in my next report, i'll update you on the accident in bethesda. >>> we are following breaking news now. a wild early morning scene in northeast washington. a exine
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Oct 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> we begin with a severe weather alert. hello, i'm jaycee hayward. thank you for being with us. we're in jeopardy of severe flooding because of the rain so let's get to howard with full details. >> really more concern with severe thunderstorms today, with the wind damage potential later today. looks like that flooding concern not as much of a threat as the main rain, the heaviest stuff on the carolina coast and new england. but this storm out here with the heavy rains that are going on, as this gets closer, that is when our thunderstorm threat will increase, and we're talking about damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. the moisture right now getting closer. we had a nice break after this morning, but rain returning into fairfax county through manassas and prince william county, and points of the south and west, this is one area of showers but i do expect we'll see more. the problem we have for later, we've got two storms. one area of low pressure, weakening one, near us now. but a much stormier area of low pressure west with upper level wind support so these will come tog
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Oct 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
we've got some lighter to occasionally moderate rain with us now, the heavier stuff is in west virginia, ohio, kentucky. it's moving east right toward us. so give it a few hours and the rain will be picking up in intensity. live doppler 9000hd lots of light to moderate rain showers. not much going on in southern maryland or south of warrenton yet but this will pick up and our temperatures running in the 50s and 60s. let's go over to monika samtani who will update us on the morning commute. >>> we'll look at the beltway which is looking great. all that construction i was showing you earlier this morning should be pretty much cleared out. things are looking fine all around town. we're going to zoom in first to virginia. all the speed limits look good on 295, 395, 66 inside the beltway. i think we can deal with that. let's go live right now on the northbound side of i-95. if you're coming up from dale city up toward woodbridge and the occoquan river right now, there are no delays. it's a good time to head out. let's go back out to the maps and this time into downtown. we're looking good al
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Oct 31, 2011 3:05am EDT
been testing hit on the computer. turns out the same gun that fired it was used in a liquor store robbery-homicide. well, let's run down the guy who owns the gun-- find our shooter. the problem is, this gun's not even supposed to exist anymore. what does that mean? it was turned in to one of those buy-back programs three years ago-- turn in your gun, get a free gift at christmastime. and those guns are supposed to be destroyed? yeah, they're supposed to be, but obviously this one wasn't. you got this? thank you. yep, got it. ( hip-hop blaring ) yo, hoover park! ( tires squealing ) ( helicopter circling ) ( siren wailing ) this is part of the shooting chain related to anton rhimes' murder. 23rd street retaliated against hoover park this afternoon. tonight, hoover park strikes back. it's probably not over, either. david: no. ah, man, that's anthony, huh? been better off if you'd locked him up. hey, david, let me talk to you for a second. did some checking into that gun, the one that went missing from the buy-back program. yeah... dug up some paperwork. take a look at this. the signa
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